Fonds F1593 - Rouleau family fonds

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Rouleau family fonds


  • Copied 1968 and 1988 (originally created 1896-1985) (Creation)

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1 cm of textual records. -- 1 audio cassette. -- 2 photographs

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Biographical history

Charles Borromee Rouleau, 1840-1901, was educated at Laval and from 1861 to 1873 was inspector of Catholic Schools in Ottawa. He was called to the Bar in 1868 and was appointed magistrate for Ottawa in 1876. In 1883 he was appointed magistrate in the North-West Territories. His brother Edouard-Hector Rouleau, 1843-1912, was a physician for the North-West Mounted Police (NWMP). For further information see Louis A. Knafla's entry, "Charles Borromee Rouleau", in the Dictionary of Canadian Biography, vol. XIII. - Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 1994, p. 907-908; Max Foran's entry "Edouard-Hector Rouleau" in Dictionary of Canadian Biography, volume XIV. -- Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1998, p. 899-900; and Jim Bowman's article, "A Francophone Community Leader : Edouard-Hector Rouleau" in Chinook Country Historical Society : Remembering Chinook Country. -- Calgary : Detselig, 2005.


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Scope and content

The fonds consists of interview with Dora Armstrong about C.B. Rouleau (1985), photographs of Rouleau family, family genealogy (1960), and miscellaneous records (1896, 1899, 1901).

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No restrictions on access.

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Language and script notes

The material is in English.

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No finding aid, but the photos have been digitized.

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Existence and location of originals

The originals are held by Charles A. Rouleau and Dolores Woolrich.

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Other C. B. Rouleau records are held by the Provincial Archives of Alberta.

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Charles A. Rouleau is a grandson, and Dolores Woolrich is a great-grandaughter.


Link added to Archives Photographs on December 18, 2018.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Tuesday, December 18, 2018




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